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September 2013

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Check the index below for a list of articles published in this issue.


Keeping InTouch
Editorial - Class size matters; Haddington Road Agreement implemented; Special education teaching cuts reversed; Redeployment panels update; Pay increases for recent graduates; Arrears paid to primary teachers; School placement developments; Droichead directive in place; No pay if you're not registered; INTO principal wins court action; Members' area - INTO website

INTO at ICTU conference; Reminder: Presidential Dinner 2013; INTO welcomes new Head Office interns; Break - a play set in an Irish staffroom; INTO Member's Diary; Update from Teachers' Musical Society; Need a sub? Seeking work in a primary school?; INTO grants for educational research; Comhar Linn Draw winners; INTO Consultative Conference on Education 2013; INTO Members' Draw raises €50,000 for Children's Medical and Research Foundation; Paddy's school garden Blooms; Went to a garden party..; Discussions on disability access; Annual Vere Foster lecture; Autumn on; CEOL Ireland: music courses go online!; Scoil Samhraigh, Dún Chaoin; Trade union training for INTO Officers; Welcome back Alison, best wishes and thanks to Fidelma; Should I stay or should I go? INTO advice and support; In the media; Clowning around for the common good!; Membership Plus 2013/2014

INTO Advice
Use unemployed teachers as substitutes; School leadership at crossroads; New circular on roll books; Back to school.. How to hold on to that natural glow!; Long-term/termly planning

INTO STSG celebrates 25 years; An Cháilíocht as Ghaeilge; 1 November 2013 - deadline for Teaching Council registration

Class Size
Class Size under threat; Email your TD; Budget 2014 challenges; Staffing schedules for primary schools; Sustaining a network of small schools; Class Size matters!; Overcrowded classes - the facts

Remembering the Lockout; Kate's ghost; Growing up in Ireland - a study of 5 year olds; Dr Concepta Conaty Memorial Bursary; Childhood and Family Agency will incorporate the NEWB; Summer of pride; OSCAILT opens the way; How to Irish schools compare with schools around the world?

Teaching Matters
St Patrick's NS, Glencullen win Irish Aid Award; Displays for the primary school classroom; A thematic approach; Concept mapping; The Marrog - 24 classroom activities suited to third and fourth classes; September - the inclusive garden

Finishing Touches
Noticeboard - Upcoming Events; Comhar Linn Crossword; Scoilnet Panel